LOCATED: Autistic teen last seen at home in New Orleans
POSTED: Friday, June 21, 2013 - 2:24pm
UPDATED: Sunday, July 7, 2013 - 1:13pm
NEW ORLEANS, LA (NBC33) — UPDATE: Police say Shanna Rodgers was located and is safe. She was returned to her family.
ORIGINAL: Police need the public’s help to locate a 15-year-old girl who went missing late Thursday night. Officials say the girl is autistic.
Shanna Rodgers was reported missing early Friday morning by her mother. We’re told the girl was last seen in the 4600 block of Gabriel Drive in New Orleans at roughly 10:30 p.m. the night before.
Rodgers is described by police as an African-American girl, standing 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighing 208 pounds. She was last seen wearing a hot pink shirt, peach-colored pants and pink shoes.
Anyone with information on Rodgers' whereabouts is asked to call NOPD Detective Charles Love at (504) 658-5737, 911 or Crime Stoppers at (504) 822-1111.